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Category: Shrubs
Created on: 15 February 2015

Tucked into the bed at the corner of the garage, this shrub needs to be moved to a spot where it can grow.

 

azalea_closeup
Category: Shrubs
Created on: 15 February 2015

Many in back and front yards, but not many blooms. Letting the leaves die down naturally (no mowing till they are gone!).

We'll see if that helps next year.

borage
Category: Herbs
Created on: 15 February 2015

Borage is used as a companion plant for tomatoes, as it discourages the tomato hornworm.

Photo credit, cropped version: By Phil Sellens (Flickr: Borage (Borago officinalis(2)) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

chives
Category: Herbs
Created on: 15 February 2015

Chives grow 12–20 inches tall, and are used for cooking, with a flavor milder than onions.

Photo credit: Captain-tucker under WikiMedia Commons.

clary_sage
Category: Herbs
Created on: 15 February 2015

This cottage garden favorite is a large plant with multi-branched spikes of flowers. Bruised leaves and flowers smell of grapefruit and pine.

Photo credit, cropped version: Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber Source: [www.biolib.de] via WikiMedia Commons.

coleus_p_p_red
Category: Flowers
Created on: 15 February 2015

Dark green leaves with centers of bright and dark red on 3-foot plants.

Image credit: burpee.com

columbine_quetzal
Category: Flowers
Created on: 13 February 2015

Large flowers with extra-large spurs displayed up and outward, like the Quetzal bird of Central America.

Image and description credit: burpee.com

columbine_songbird
Category: Flowers
Created on: 13 February 2015

Exceptionally large flowers up to 3-1/2 inches across, blue and white, rose and white, and all white.

Image and description credit: burpee.com